Setting up a ROSS switcher for Venus 7000 communication

Question

  • How do I setup a ROSS switcher for Venus 7000 communication?

Environment

  • Product Family: Control System; Video
  • Product:
  • Components:
  • Control System: DMP-7000; Ross Switcher

Answer/Steps

  1. Press HOME > Setup > Installation > Com Setup > Type.
    1. Use the Com Port knob to select the REMOTE X port that you connected the Venus 7000 to.
    2. Use the Device knob to select VTR (CLIP).
  2. Press Select Device.
    1. Use the Com Port knob to select the REMOTE X port that you connected the Venus 7000 to.
    2. Use the Device knob to select VTR (CLIP).
  3. Press Select Device.
    1. Use the Device knob to select VDCP.
    2. Use the VTR Pre-roll knob to select 0.
  4. Press Com Type.
    1. Use the Type knob to select Network TCP
  5. Press Com Settings.
  6. Use the Client/Server knob to select Client.
    1. In the Remote IP Address field, enter the IP address of the Venus 7000.
    2. In the Remote Port field, enter 10000. Use this value unless told otherwise by the Daktronics Venus 7000 documentation. (You may have used a different port when setting up the Venus 7000. Use the port in Venus 7000)
  7. Press Extra Options.

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    Select Home -> Confirm

 To Set Up Video Inputs

  1. Press HOME > Setup > Installation > BNC > BNC Type.
    1. Use the BNC knob to select the input BNC that the video output of the Venus 7000 is connected to.
    2. Use the Type knob to select VTR.
    3. Use the Video Format knob to select the video format of the video output of the Venus 7000.
  2. Press More > VTR/VDCP Xpts.
    1. Use the Controller knob to select the port on the switcher that you assigned the Venus 7000 to.
  3. Press VDCP Setup.
    1. Use the Channel knob to select 1.
    2. Use the SubAddress knob to select 1.
  4. Press HOME > Confirm.

Device Setup

  • Set the port number on the Venus 7000 preferences menu to the same as it is on the switcher 

Compatibility

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Note: If communication to the Venus 7000 is intermittent or nonexistent, try reselecting the "Value" in the Ross switcher.  Select a different option ("Dalet Brio" for example) then reselect "Dak Venus 7000".

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KB ID: DD2539108


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